Publications

Tribal leaders, scholars and others working with tribes on climate change issues are increasingly engaged in bringing tribal voices to academic literature, agency climate reports, and other publications to demonstrate the impacts of climate change on indigenous communities in the United States, and the measures tribes across the country are taking to address climate change. Abstracts and materials provided by the publications are included in the descriptions.

Publication Year Sort ascending Geography Website
Court Refuses to hear culvert case appeal. May 19, 2017. Northwest Treaty Tribes.

Categories: salmon, habitat, restoration, impediments, culvert, block, restoration, legislation, planning, policy, state government

2017 Washington state Link
United States Forest Service. 2017. Tribal Relations News and Events, Summer 2017.

Categories: Tribal relations, collaboration, interagency, federal assistance, trust relationship, Shawnee, Tlingit, Cherokee, Hopi, Apache, huckleberries

2017 Washington state, Oklahoma, National, United States Link
For indigenous communities, fish mean much more than food. The Conversation. 2017.

Categories: climate change, adaptation, mitigation, marine, water health, fisheries, aquaculture, commercial, subsistence, self-determination, traditional ecological knowledge,

2017 National Link
Ross, A. 2017. Kilmer: Down the congressional rabbit hole.

Categories: climate change, Trump Administration, shellfish, fisheries, coastal relocation, Native health,community wellness, congress, representation

2017 Washington state Link
Barrera, S. 2017. Cherokee playwright tackles love, climate change at Autry.

Categories: playwright, theater, climate justice, climate change, court, law, legislation, planning, policy

2017 United States Link
A Just Resilience. Lori Peek, Director, Natural Hazards Center. August 20, 2017.

Categories: climate change, Charlottesville, racism, white supremacy, social inequality, Trump Administration, white house

2017 National, United States Link
Banerjee, N., Hirji, Z. 2017.Fighting Climate Change Can Be a Lonely Battle in Oil Country, Especially for a Kid.

Categories: climate change, fossil fuels, Louisiana, environmentalism, social justice, environmental justice, emissions regulations

2017 Louisiana, United States, National Link
Kahn, Brian. 2017. The EPA has started to remove Obama-era information.

Categories: climate change, trump administration, Obama Administration, white house, federal, protection,administration, legislation

2017 National, United States Link
McKenna, Phil. 2017. Alaska's Grizzly Bears Drop Salmon for Berries as Climate Changes.

Categories: climate change, alaska, Kodiak, grizzly bear, brown bear, salmon, seasonal diet, elderberries, berries, ecology

2017 Alaska, Pacific Northwest Coast, North Pacific, Northwest Link
Morrow, Allison. 2017. Nisqually tribe won't fish chum after historic decision. King 5 News.

Categories: climate change, conservation, fisheries, salmon, population, habitat, restoration, conservation, sustainability, marine, fisheries, subsistence, commercial, industrial, traditional foods

2017 Washignton State, Pacific Northwest, Nisqually Link
Lee, J. 2017. There Are Climate Change Refugees in the U.S. Right Now.

Categories: climate change, refugee, relocation, natural disaster, hazard, victims, human health, community justice, social justice

2017 Untied States Link
Littel, Jeremy. 2017. Practical Notes on Using Climate Predictions in Alaska. Department of the Interior, USGS, Alaska Climate Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska.

Categories: Southeast Alaska, climate science, climate change, climate modeling, climate projections, global climate projections, downscaling, regional climate projections, precipitation, temperature,

2017 Alaska Link
Watt-Cloutier, Sheila. 2017. The right to be cold is key to addressing climate change says Nobel nominee.

Categories: climate change, arctic, Inuit, Inupiaq, TEK, Traditional ecological knowledge, weather patterns, polar ice sheets, temperature, adaptation, mitigation

2017 Arctic, Alaska, Canada, United States, Global, International Link
Mjoseth, J. 2017. The Importance of Research Ethics to Native Communities. HHS.

Categories: TEK, intellectual property, protection, preservation, conservation, legislation, research, ethics

2017 National Link
Marsh, Rene. 2017. Trump administration dismisses climate change advisory panel.

Categories: climate change, Trump administration, white house, advisory panel, climate science, politics, legislation

2017 National, United States Link
Dockter, A. 2017. Native Nations Address Climate Change Challenges with Tools of Collaboration.

Categories: climate change, natural disaster, hazard, human health, community, social justice, conservation, management, policy, adaptation, mitigation

2017 National, United States Link
Clayton, S., Manning, C. M., Krygsman, K., & Speiser, M. (2017). Mental Health and Our Changing Climate: Impacts, Implications, and Guidance. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association, and ecoAmerica.

Categories: climate change, adaptation, mitigation, human health, community, climate science, recommendations, planning, policy

2017 National Link
Visser, Nick. 2017. Interior Department Scrubs Climate Change From Agency Website. Again.

Categories: climate change, Trump administration, white house, anti-science, climate change denial,

2017 National Link
AMS. 2017. State of the Climate in 2016.

Categories: climate change, meteorology, carbon emissions, expectations, observations

2017 International, Global Link
Hill, D. 2017. Pope says indigenous people must have final say about their land. The Guardian.

Categories: religion, catholicism, sovereignty, self-determination, stewardship, jurisdiction, policy

2017 International, Global Link
Mundahl, E. 2017. Tribes’ Statement on Paris Agreement Shows Limits of Tribal Authority.

Categories: climate change, paris climate agreement, Trump Administration, sovereignty, self-determination, self-governance, limited authority, social justice, environmental justice

2017 National, United States Link
Melvin, A.M., Murray, J., Boehlert, B. et al. Climatic Change (2017) 141: 783. doi:10.1007/s10584-017-1923-2

Categories: climate change, wildfire, adaptation, mitigation, water quality, biodiversity, expense, cost, alaska

2017 Alaska, United States Link
McNeeley, S.M., 2017. Sustainable Climate Change Adaptation in Indian Country. Weather, Climate, and Society, 9(3), pp.393-404.

Categories: climate change, conservation, management, legislation, societal impacts, policy, natural resources, cultural resources

2017 National Link
Fatorić, S. and Seekamp, E., 2017. Evaluating a decision analytic approach to climate change adaptation of cultural resources along the Atlantic Coast of the United States. Land Use Policy, 68, pp.254-263. 2017 Northeast, Atlantic Coast Link
n.a. 2017. Climate change drove population decline in New World before Europeans arrived. Phys Org.

Categories: climate change, climate science, ancient climate, colonization, settlement, past projections,

2017 North America, Minnesota, Great Plains, Midwest Link
Hsiang, S., Kopp, R., Jina, A., Rising, J., Delgado, M., Mohan, S., Rasmussen, D.J., Muir-Wood, R., Wilson, P., Oppenheimer, M. and Larsen, K., 2017. Estimating economic damage from climate change in the United States. Science, 356(6345), pp.1362-1369.

Categories: climate change, weather patterns, precipitation, short-term, climate science, projections,

2017 United States Link
Mateo-Vega, J., Potvin, C., Monteza, J., Bacorizo, J., Barrigón, J., Barrigón, R., López, N., Omi, L., Opua, M., Serrano, J., Cushman, K. C., & Meyer, C. (2017). Full and effective participation of indigenous peoples in forest monitoring for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+): trial in Panama’s Darién. Ecosphere, 8(2). doi:10.1002/ecs2.1635

Categories: A recent study found that well-trained Indigenous technicians are just as effective at collecting the necessary data to monitor forest carbon emission viability.

2017 South America Link
USGS. 2017. Model development for climate-driven impacts to berry resources in Alaska.

Categories: berries, conservation, management, sustainability, planning, policy, projections

2017 Alaska Link
Profita, Cassandra. 2017. Climate Change Is Making Smoky, Unhealthy Air More Common.

Categories: climate change, wildfire, asthma, heart disease, human health, risk, hazard, air quality, smoke, pollution

2017 Northwest, Pacific Northwest Link
Grey, Eva. 2017. Arctic indigenous leaders speak up about the dangers of increased shipping. Ship-Technology.

Categories: climate change, oceans, marine health, shipping, freight, oil freight, oil spills, pollution, fisheries, ecosystem, sustainability, conservation, preservation

2017 Alaska, Russia, Canada Link